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suv drives off after coming into contact with a stbing victim who was -- stabbing victim who was left for dead on a philadelphia street. winter will not go quietly into that good night. accuweather sets down a chance for accumulating snow. sports fans will be in hoops heaven as all three local teams enter march madness.
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5:30, march 18 here are david and karen. >> reporter: we have clouds down south and clouds up north. 51 in philadelphia. in allentown, 36 degrees. 39 in millville. mid to upper 40s in wilmington, trenton, reading and 50 degrees in cape may. not a lot of wind out there just yet. on the bus stop this morning it's coat weather with temperatures in the mid 40s between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. mainly clear skies to start out. as we roll through the day, temperatures rise, 52 degrees by 11. 57 by 1:00 p.m. 62 degrees notice how the clouds increase. through the middle of the afternoon there's a chance of a spotty, pop-up shower. we're looking at the potential of wet snow moving in on sunday. i'll have details on that on storm tracker 6 live and future tracker 6 and the entire accuweather set up on how much we think might come. a little bit of of uncertainty
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there, karen. >> reporter: we have no weather-related problems we're clear and dry. no fog like the last couple of days. this is broad street, southbound traffic light volume starting you off this morning. the boulevard showing southbound traffic heading toward the schuylkill expressway and light volume moving fine no delays on the boulevard or the schuylkill expressway. we had an accident on the boulevard southbound near rising sun avenue that was blocking a couple of lanes that has cleared. we're seeing speeds 50 miles per hour. the boulevard, schuylkill expressway, blue route and i-95. one live look on the ben franklin bridge, a few cars westbound heading into the city you're good to go on a friday morning, matt and tam. there's new information about a deadly stabbing in philadelphia's frankford section. police think the victim might have been hit by an suv and right they are looking for the car. annie mccormick is live at police headquarters with the latest. good morning, annie. >> reporter: good morning, tam,
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so far homicide detective's have not made any arrests in the case. they say the victim was stabbed multiple times. they are trying to figure out whether or not he feels a victim of a hit-and-run. -- he was a victim of a hit-and-run. the victim was discovered in the 1500 block of folkrod street. initially the call to police was for a gunshot victim. they learned that the man was stabbed multiple times in the chest. investigators believe the stabbing took place in the 4700 block of oxford avenue. when the victim ran a half block to where he was discovered he came in contact with an suv. police say they are not calling this a hit-and-run now, because they are not sure if the victim ran into the vehicle or the victim of a hit-and-run. they said the suv did take off. we are told thanks to witnesses they were able to get a license plate number off the suv and since then they have located
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andreas that is linked to the suv. it is not clear whether or not they have made contact with the driver. witnesses at the intersection of oxford and frankford saw a man running down the street throw something into the sewer. they recovered a bloody handle that they believe is from a knife connected to the crime. they are looking for more witnesses to help them out with the case. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." thanks, annie. this is video of a three-alarm fire in allentown. flames shot through the apartment buildings on south carlisle last night. everyone made it out safely. firefighters rescued several dogs from the flames. the red cross is helping those who were displaced. detectives in wilmington are investigating whether a murder was retaliation for another shooting. the man was killed on the 2,000 block of conell street at 6:30.
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this scene was a block away from where a 17-year-old was shot in the ankle. that shooting happened at 1:30 yesterday afternoon on the 200 block of north franklin streets. developing right now, new york city police are investigating a suspicious piece of mail that was sent to donald trump son eric last night. the letter contained a white powder. 30 conservatives organized stop trump movement discussing a strategy for a contested convention yesterday. trump warned there could be violence if party elite deny him the nomination. hillary clinton was declared the winner of the tuesday primary. clinton was ahead of bernie sanders about 1500 votes. that coincide with the new york times report that democratic
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donors it will be time for deion sanders to end his campaign. villanova, temple and same time jollies -- st. joe's start tournament play. katherine scott has more. >> reporter: why are he here on the art museum stems. steps. we chose this, because it's nearly territory. we were not playing favorites, these three great teams with dreams of winning the national championship and they have a lot of the fans behind them. we are focused on our next game. >> reporter: that game is at 12:40 p.m. today in brooklyn. they face asheville. wildcats are keeping therein mind on the game plan. not using the early tournament
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exit of the last two years for motivation. if we try to focus on that, it will take our focus from asheville. we want to win a national championship. >> reporter: temple is up in brooklyn, too, readyying for their -- readying for their matchup against iowa. bond is the only owl that played in the ncaa tournament before. they are asking what's the excitement, what's the energy? it's nothing like a regular season game. just play the game. we'll be okay if we do that, we have some poise about us, and toughness we'll be okay. >> reporter: meanwhile, the team from st. joe's has left the east coast they are out west in spokane, washington, awaiting their game tonight with cincinnati. tipoff is just before 10:00. it's an experience these seniors
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will never forget. we want to go out fighting. we played hard and give it everything we got. this is what we're here for. >> reporter: so bus loads of temple fans are heading up to watch the game in brooklyn. there will be a lot of watch parties in philadelphia. i will tell you this, if for whatever reason you do not have any of these teams advancing in your bracket today, do yourself a favor and don't tell anybody. live at the art museum, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." i picked them all to win cath -- katherine. head to our facebook page and tell us about your bracket. i never got around to filling one out. i'm going to fill it out in about a week. storm tracker 6 live double scan, we've got no precipitation this morning. as we look outside, sky6 live hd clear skies over the ben franklin bridge and for now, winds are light, so we're
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starting out with a failure tranquil morning. it's cool in some neighborhoods. 51 degrees in philadelphia. 36 in allentown. 47 in trenton. 46 in wilmington. 39 in millville and 50 in cape may at this early hour. future tracker 6 shows you how we'll start out with the sun this morning, during the afternoon a few clouds will sweep through. there could be an isolated pop-up shower mixed in here, most of you won't have to worry about that. after that sweep of clouds gets through we'll clear out. up in the lehigh valley, sun and clouds, we'll allow for a spotty shower. the odds is you won't see that. down the shore you have to watch out for a spotty shower, but i may not see that. 60 degrees. as we go later into the day,
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expect the winds to pick up. 38 degrees is the overnight low, we'll clear the clouds out and drop the clouds back a little bit. it will be brisk and colder highs in the 30s. tomorrow, we don't bounce back much, high pressure north and west of us will funnel a breeze down from the north. some high clouds will rise up ahead of an area of low pressure that will be developing saturday and moving north saturday night and sundayle we'll call it a nor'easter it is going to pass us by with decent winds and likelihood of wet snow. right now it looks like it's nothing, but i'm putting an even chance between 1 and 3 or 3 and 6 across the region. keep in mind this is a march snow not a january snow. it will be a wet snow. we'll have highs above freezing during the afternoon on sundayle this will be a wet road
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condition. future tracker 6 has the storm so close to the coast, early sunday morning we have snow, but for most of the day we're raining in the i-95 corridor in this scenario. at the tail end of it at night, it changes back to snow. if it is out to sea we'll bring the snow line down into philadelphia. plan on it being wet on sunday and perhaps wet snow. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 62 degrees, mild and winds. brisk and chilly, lots of sun, 48. 38 on sunday, with the wet snow and rain moving in. it will being happening sunday morning and won't end until sunday night. areas north and west of philadelphia have the best chance of accumulation. it will be mainly on grassy surfaces and south and east of philadelphia, it will be rain and i-95 corridor mainly on the
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bubble it will mix back and forth. 42 organ monday, 44 on tuesday, and back in the 60s by wednesday. fatal fall, we have details on an electrician who plunged to a death while working on a l-a skyscraper. this video shows a nun doing more than breaking the golden rule. >> reporter: looking live at sunrise boulevard no problems, we'll take you to 202 and see when it looks like over there coming up. lightning forced pilot to make an americancy landings. a little scare in the air later on "action news." 5:45, taking a live look at
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the platt bridge. people getting ready for what she would be for most of them the last day of the workweek and for every, the second to the last full day of winter. true. let's head over to karen rogers. i tell no lies. let's head over to karen rogers with traffic. >> reporter: well celebrate spring it makes perfect sense somewhere.
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this is 202 at allendale road. live at king of prussia, clear conditions, the past few days we've been foggy. we're not seeing that here, visibility is great and roads are dry. 42 northbound traffic at creek road if you're coming in from deptford or blackwood take 42 hop over the ben franklin bridge into the city. you have an easy ride. in fact from the atlantic city expressway to the walt whitman bridge, it's 13 minutes. the newark toll plaza an accident still plaguing us. the two center lanes still blocked. expect delays on i-95 at newark. 43 degrees right now in quakertown. 47 in saint davids. 51 in center city. normally our high for this date is 53. 51 at this hour we'll take it. 44 in browns mills and
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hammonton. we dip to 41 in glassboro and ronnie and 45 degrees in dover, delaware. high of 62 sun and clouds, not a bad day, matt and tam. all right, thank you karen. there's new information out about the electrician who fell 53 floors to his death from an l.a. skyscraper. the construction company said the man was not supposed to be above the third floor. also he had taken off his hard hat before the fall. it was his second daily on -- second day on the job. they could not say what caused him to fall or why he was high up on the upper floors. an american airline plane made an emergency landing because of it was hit by lightning. it was flying from raleigh to newark, it landed at jfk because they have longer runways.
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nobody was injured. pennsylvania police arrested an unlikely shoplifting suspect stealing so many and snacks and shampoo. her name is center agnes, she was spotted stuffing the things in her bag and leaving. sister faces a summery charge which comes with a fine. 5:48 a damaging hail storm struck parts of texas as severe weather moves across the south. some people in new jersey are not so wild about turkeys after one made a mess in a car dealership.
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displume some some feathers were ruffled at a car dealership in new jersey. before it could take a test drive it ended up in the back seat of a vehicle carted away by animal control. >> reporter: we have them in our backyard. i've got some wild turkey in the kitchen. [laughter]. >> reporter: let's go outside and show you what it looks like on the boulevard at fox street that's northbound traffic coming toward you, heading toward northeast philadelphia, looking good, we're dry and clear this morning. let's check mass transit everything is on time with no issues as you head out on a friday. >> reporter: we are dressing it is kids in the jackets with most neighborhoods in the 40s and some in the 30s, it will be
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windier as the day goes on. milder later but cool enough for a jacket. if you're running errands, it's cooler in the morning, not as winds and brighter. if you would rather have mild conditions and don't mind spotty shower and stronger winds you hold off until the afternoon. 2:00 p.m., 60 degrees, i'm expecting a high of 62 around 3:00 p.m. still holding on to the low 60s as late as 4:00 p.m. matt and tam. you can find the seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at any time at 6abc.com/weather. golf-ball sized hail complicated rescue efforts in fort worth texas. firefighters encountered a layer of hail on top of waist-high water. a woman was trapped in her car. crews pulled her out.
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a judge will dried whether to revoke bail of a formal prep school student convicted of sexual assault. prosecutors say he missed curfew several times. he has been living in vermont as he appeals a one year jail sentence. he was 18 at the time of the 2014 encounter, the girl was 15. 5:53. up next, dead geese in delaware led to a full out police investigation, we'll give you the latest on what we know. cell phone company binge on program is spreading. that's story at 6:00. 5:56 taking a live look at
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the commodor barry bridge on this friday morning. 51 degrees out there right now and winter is about to end. a 500-dollar reward is being offered to find the person responsible for killing a flock of snow geese. they happened mid morning in lewis, delaware, this past sunday. witnesses described the vehicle as 1990 black chevy blader, they called the act a cruel and senseless waist of natural resources. football coach has resigns in the wake of a hazing scandal.
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police say an unsupervised locker room allowed the players to carry on no gay thursday. it escalated in october when a freshman was violated with a broom handle. three students were charged. the school district will higher a full time athletic director for oversight. a couple from new jersey want to renew their vows in every single state. the couple is the first to exchange vows there. this is the 11th state and they have 39 more to go. many years of happiness to them. be wairp of brain freeze -- be aware of brain freeze, bring your own slurpee cup. but 7-eleven is putting limits on the popular event. college coach nearly breaks the internet with his wardrobe
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malfunction. good morning, everyone,
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6:00 a.m., friday, march 18. here's what's happening. a murder mystery deepens, the unidentified man who was stabbed to death may have been hit by a passing suv, we're live with the details police are trying to put together. a fire eater erupts into flames during a pep rally in florida. just this time for spring, accuweather is tracking snow. it is almost immoral. >> reporter: can i just say it's the second straight year of i am morality, last year the first day of sin

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